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Arboreal tarantulas are known from a few tropical places in Asia, Africa, South and Central America and the Caribbean. These tarantulas generally have a lighter build, thinner bodies and longer legs, better suited for their habitat. continue reading »
“What if rainforest residents could charge cell phones in the Amazon?” This is one question that is being answered thanks to donations received on the website Kickstarter. continue reading »
Work on what will be the world's third-largest dam resumed on Tuesday after Brazil's Supreme Court reversed a ruling by another tribunal that put a temporary halt to the controversial project. continue reading »
Brazil's Senate has approved a controversial forestry bill that environmentalists say will deal a "mortal blow" to the already threatened Amazon region and open the door to even greater deforestation. continue reading »
In 1993, more than 2,000 Yanomami Indians were killed by garimpeiros (independent gold diggers) who entered the Yanomami’s land in the Amazon rainforest along the Brazilian and Venezuelan border during the new gold rush. Today, just like the Yanomami before them, people are dying in the name of gold and greed. continue reading »